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'''Scott Joplin''' (; 1867/68 or November 24, 1868– April 1, 1917) was an African-American composer and pianist. Joplin achieved fame for his ragtime compositions and was dubbed the "King of Ragtime". During his brief career, he wrote 44 original classic rag|ragtime pieces, one ragtime ballet, and two operas. One of his first, and most popular pieces, the "Maple Leaf Rag", became ragtime's first and most influential hit, and has been recognized as the Wiktionary:archetype#Pronunciation|archetypal rag. Joplin was born into a musical family of railway laborers in Northeast Texas, and developed his musical knowledge with the help of local teachers. Joplin grew up in Texarkana, Texas|Texarkana, where he formed a vocal quartet, and taught mandolin and guitar. During the late 1880s he left his job as a laborer with the railroad, and travelled around the Southern United States|American South as an itinerant...
Year1899
Urlhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Maple_Leaf_Rag_Title.jpg
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PublisherJohn Stark
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78rpm
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piano
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ragtime
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Joplin
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Scott
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Scott Joplin
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78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
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78rpm Records Digitized by George Blood, L.P.
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Barrie H. Thorpe Batavia Illinois Public Library Collection
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Music and Books from the Archive of Contemporary Music
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Daniel McNeil Collection
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scott joplin
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victor arden
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don ewell
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eddie condon and his orchestra
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paul tanner, david w. megill, maurice gerow
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scott joplin and dilbrent
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